George Kambosos

George Kambosos Jr. is an Australian professional boxer with a net worth of $1.5 million. Ranked 1st among the lightweight division competitors by TBRB and the Ring, he previously held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles from 2021 to June 2022. Here, you can read about Kambosos’ net worth, earnings, age, height, wife, and recent news.

About George Kambosos:

Kambosos was born in Sydney, Australia. As a child, he was the victim of bully for being overweight. So, his father enrolled him in boxing classes at only 11 years old, where he trained under Ricky Stuart. He chose to pursue boxing and began his fighting career by accumulating 85 wins in 100 amateur fights before going professional.

In May 2013, Kambosos made his professional boxing debut, only at age 19. He faced Filipino fighter, Jayson Mac Gura, in his debut fight. Surprisingly, the boxer came victorious via a second-round technical knockout.

In December 2016, he won the WBA Oceania title by beating world number nine Brandon Ogilvie. Following year, he defeated Qamil Balla and Krai Setthaphon and was picked by Manny Pacquiao as his main sparring partner. In 2018, he signed a promotional deal with DiBella Entertainment.

On May 5, 2018, Kambobos made his debut in the US against Jose Foreo, whom he knocked out in just 1 minute and 48 seconds. In the following years, he rose the ranks defeating former IBF lightweight champion Mickey Bey, former IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby and former lightweight champion title holder Teófimo López.

The then-undefeated Australian lightweight world champion faced Devin Haney for his first title defense fight in June 2022. Unfortunately, he lost the bout via unanimous decision. With his career first loss, he lost all 4 titles and the chance to gain the WBC lightweight title. Kambosos is currently scheduled to rematch against Haney to earn back the titles on upcoming October 16.

George Kambosos’ Net Worth:

In 2023, Kambosos’ net worth is $1.5 million. He recently bagged a whopping amount of $10 million from his losing bout against Devin Haney. In his previous fight against Teofimo Lopez, the boxer was paid over $1.5 million. His major source of income is currently professional boxing and endorsement.

Kambosos’ Endorsements:

Kambosos’ successful career granted him a solid list of endorsement contacts. His current major sponsors are Geedup apparel and TAB Betting. Additionally, he is affiliated with CrashClaim, Princeton Lawyers, and Precision Cutting. The player recently signed a new brand deal with Manscaped.

Quick Facts:

Full Name George Kambosos II
Nickname Ferocious / The Emperor
Stance Orthodox
Born 14 June 1993
Debut 18 May 2013
Height 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm)
Weight Lightweight
Age 28
Birthplace Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Residence Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religion N/A
Nationality Australian
Net Worth $1.5 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Jim Kambosos
Mother name N/A
Salary N/A
Twitter Handle @georgekambosos
Instagram Handle @georgekambososjr

Kambosos’ Wife:

Kambosos Jr is married to Bec Pereira. Pereira is an Australian native like her husband. She has an Instagram account (@becpereira) with over 6.7k followers, where is frequently posts about their family and children. They have three kids together.

George Kambosos with his family

His Age:

George Kambosos was born on 14 June 1993 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This year, he turned 29 years old.

His Height and Weight:

Kambosos has a height of 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm). He is the current titleholder of the unified lightweight world champion.

His Nickname:

Kambosos has the in-ring nickname “Ferocious”. It is also his promotional brand’s name. The boxer is well known by his nickname among his fans and peers.

George Kambosos’ stats:

Boxing Career Overview

Category Win Loss
Knockout 10 0
Decision 10 1

Career Medal Achievements

Event Medal Year Division
Darwin Arfura Games Bronze 2011 Lightweight
Australian National Canberra Silver 2009 Featherweight
Australian National Melbourne Silver 2011 Lightweight
Australian National Hobart Bronze 2012 Lightweight

Boxing Stats: 2022 YTD

Category Stats
Round KO (%) 9%
Rounds Boxed 100
Been Stopped 0
Opponents Stopped 9
Been KO’d (%) 0%
Been KO’d Round (%) 0%
Average Winning Round 5.9
Average Losing Round 0

George Kambosos Jr. Knockouts & Highlights | 20-0

FAQ about George Kambosos:

What is George Kambosos’ Net Worth in 2023?

Kambosos’ net worth is over $1.5 million in 2023.

Is Kambosos Married?

Yes. Kambosos is married to Bec Pereira.

How Tall is Kambosos?

Haney is 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm) tall.

How Old is Kambosos?

The professional boxer is 28 years old.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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